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Operator (BB Grain, Mountain Home, ID)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

SUMMARY

Assists in the efficient operation of the facility by performing the following duties:   

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Operates computerized inventory software to load outbound trucks with product, communicating with drivers and other operation personnel as necessary.  Provides drivers with outbound scale ticket and generates Bill of Lading.  

Assists Production Operators and provides necessary backup by operating steam flakers, steam boilers, mixers, pellet mills, loaders and other equipment to meet production schedule and deliver product. 

Performs various other duties including but not limited to answering phones, cleaning the office, maintaining related files and inventory of supplies. 

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

One or more years experience in milling and/or grain handling operations; or one year certificate from college or technical school in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute and apply rates, ratios, and percentages in practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Weigh Master Certificate.  Must be a licensed driver of single axle vehicles.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in Windows based computer applications. 10-key desirable.  Demonstrated knowledge of safety procedures and practices applicable to the operation of mill equipment.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands/fingers to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally very loud.

Job Requisition ID: 10182

Travel Required: None

Location(s): B&B Grain Warehouse - Mountain Home 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.


Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian